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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Oldham

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Oldham
Rotherham United and Oldham Athletic meet on Saturday at the New York Stadium for what will be the thirty-ninth league meeting between the two.

The last time the teams met at the New York Stadium was in League One in September 2013. The Millers opened the scoring on twenty-one minutes from the penalty spot after Matteo Lanzoni was perhaps harshly adjudged to have handled the ball in the area. Daniel Nardiello scored the spot kick and with five minutes to go until the end of the half David Mellor kicked out at Lee Frecklington with referee Richard Clark having no hesitation in brandishing a red card. Down to ten men Oldham equalised with a goal from Cristian Monano. In the second half Lanzoni put the visitors ahead on the fifty-third minute but a header ten minutes later from Frecklington made it two-all. With just one minute of the ninety to go a Ben Pringle corner bounced around the penalty box for a while before it fell to Nardiello who got his second and gave the Millers a three-two win.

Teams That Day

Millers
Shearer
Brindley
Skarz
Arnason
Davis (Mills)
Frecklington
Milsom
Pringle
Revell
Nardiello (Tidser)
Agard (Tubbs)

Subs not used - Collin, Bradley, Rowe, Hylton

Lactics

Oxley
Grounds
Kusunga
Mills
Schmeltz
Smith
Mellor
Rooney (Clarke-Harris)
Montano (Rusnak)
Philliskirk (Wesolowski)

Subs not used - Rachubka, Winchester, Rodgers, MacDonald


On Boxing Day at Millmoor in 2006 Chris Porter put the visitors in front on twenty-nine minutes with Will Haining making it two-nil thirteen minutes later. Eugen Bopp pulled one back for the Millers nine minutes into the second half but Porter gave the Lactics a two goal cushion again on sixty-seven minutes. On eighty minutes Oldham's 'keeper Les Pogliacomi saved a good shot from Delroy Facey but the loose ball fell to Simon Charlton who was adjudged to have handled in the area and Will Hoskins took the resulting penalty making it three-two with ten minutes to go. The home side did all they could to get an equaliser but it wasn't to be and it left the Millers in the bottom four of League One while Oldham moved into third place.


The Millers did beat Oldham that season at Millmoor in the Carling Cup a month earlier, three-one.

The last time the Millers beat Oldham at home in the league at Millmoor was in March 2006. An own goal on twenty-one minutes by Chris Swailes gave the Millers the lead with Paul McLaren making sure five minutes from time.

Rotherham have had two big wins over Oldham at Millmoor - firstly in the English Division Three (North) in May 1947 when they won eight-nil with a hat-trick from Wally Arden and also goals from Sheeny Wilson, Gladstone Guest, Jack Shaw and Len Hainsworth and secondly in the Old Division Two in March 1954 when Ron Burke, with a hat-trick, Jack Grainger, Norman Noble, Ian Wilson and an own goal gave the home side a seven-nil victory.

League Games - Millers v Lactics

English League One
11.03.2014 Oldham 0-2 Rotherham
14.09.2013 Rotherham 3-2 Oldham
26.12.2006 Rotherham 2-3 Oldham
26.09.2006 Oldham 2-1 Rotherham
14.03.2006 Rotherham 2-0 Oldham
29.08.2005 Oldham 0-1 Rotherham

English Division Two
10.03.2001 Oldham 2-3 Rotherham
08.10.2000 Rotherham 3-0 Oldham

English Division Two (Old)
29.01.1983 Rotherham1-3 Oldham
07.09.1982 Oldham 1-1 Rotherham
06.03.1982 Oldham 0-3 Rotherham
17.10.1981 Rotherham 1-2 Oldham

English Division Three (Old)
23.04.1973 Rotherham 2-3 Oldham
30.09.1972 Oldham 1-0 Rotherham
05.04.1972 Oldham 5-1 Rotherham
27.12.1971 Rotherham 3-1 Oldham
08.04.1969 Rotherham 1-2 Oldham
17.09.1968 Oldham 0-0 Rotherham

English Division Two (Old)
06.03.1954 Rotherham 7-0 Oldham
17.10.1953 Oldham 2-3 Rotherham

English Division Three (North)
05.04.1951 Rotherham 3-1 Oldham
19.08.1950 Oldham 4-5 Rotherham
29.08.1949 Rotherham 0-1 Oldham
23.08.1949 Oldham 2-2 Rotherham
04.04.1949 Rotherham 2-1 Oldham
21.08.1948 Oldham 1-3 Rotherham
01.09.1947 Rotherham 4-1 Oldham
26.08.1947 Oldham 1-5 Rotherham
26.04.1947 Rotherham 8-0 Oldham
26.10.1947 Oldham 0-1 Rotherham
18.10.1939 Rotherham 3-1 Oldham
15.10.1939 Oldham 2-0 Rotherham
09.04.1938 Rotherham 2-1 Oldham
08.01.1938 Oldham 3-1 Rotherham
13.02.1937 Rotherham 4-4 Oldham
10.10.1936 Oldham 4-1 Rotherham
04.01.1936 Rotherham 1-0 Oldham
07.09.1935 Oldham 4-1 Rotherham


Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday September 22 2017
Time: 8:56AM

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